October 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Canal Era Day

Ashley Woods assists Preston Lamberson with assembling a corn husk doll Saturday during Mount Union’s Canal Era Day. More...

Local News

Final strategic planning meeting planned in MU

Mount Union Borough is approaching the end of the brainstorming phase for its strategic planning process and has scheduled its third and final session for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, in the library of the Mount Union Area High School.  More...

Absent Alex-Porter sewer authority member discussed

While Porter Township Supervisors and Alexandria Borough Council continue discussions over which entity should be in control of the Alexandria- Porter Township Sewer Authority, authority members discussed what should be done about a member who has mi More...

Police Log

Thefts   PENN TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report someone removed two black metal drain grates from the side of the road on States Road near Route 26 between Sept. 15-29. More...

General News

J.C. Blair Women’s Imaging Center is leader in breast care

The newest FDA approved technology for breast imaging is only available at The Women’s Imaging Center at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon, the sole imaging center in the region with this innovative technology. More...

Hospital now offers softer mammogram, digital technology

J.C. Blair’s Women’s Imaging Center in Huntingdon now provides the latest in “high tech, soft touch” mammography for all women. More...

Mammogram voucher available for uninsured, under insured women

Mammography is the best known tool for the early diagnosis of breast cancer, but many women who have no health insurance, or the ability to pay their insurance co-pay or deductible, cannot afford an annual mammogram. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Only three NFL unbeatens remain

Only three of the NFL’s five unbeaten teams could make it to five wins.  Kansas City, New Orleans and Denver moved to 5-0 Sunday, while New England and Seattle finally lost.  The Chiefs’ latest victory in their sensational turna More...

US wins Presidents Cup for Couples, again

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Fred Couples, the coolest guy in golf, never really looked that way until he stood on the edge of the 18th fairway Sunday and saw everything going his way.  The Americans needed only one more point to win the Presidents More...

Eagle gives Feng win over Lewis in Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Shanshan Feng eagled the par-5 18th hole Sunday for a 68 and a one-stroke victory in the smogaffected Reignwood Classic, the LPGA’s first tournament in Beijing.  More...

Senior Spotlight

Cognitive ability better among the bilingual

Seniors who are bilingual and have spoken two or more languages since their youth may have cognitive advantages over adults who have only spoken one language their entire lives. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Take an online depression screening

Dear Annie: Six years ago, I tried to take my own life. I was a popular high school student, excelled at sports and had a girlfriend and a supportive family who were always there for me. People thought I had it all. More...

Hints from Heloise

Freezer-door follies

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about holding doors open in the frozen section of the grocery store: More...

Special Sections

Laws to protect children revised

Wednesday, the state Senate passed a legislative package that implements sweeping improvements to the state’s child protection laws. More...

Area’s acorn production low

Mighty oaks from little acorns grow, but local experts say those little acorns are a bit scarce in area forests this fall. More...

Recycling issue continues

Around this time last year, Huntingdon County recycling coordinator LouAnn Shontz expressed deep concern about residents using recycling dropoff boxes to dispose of their household trash and other nonrecyclable items, but the situation has failed to More...

Bedford native seeks 78th District rep. seat

On the heels of the first announcement of a candidate for state representative for the vacant 78th District seat, a second person has stepped forward. More...

State  Free Access 

Some anti-drilling activists change tactics, tone

PITTSBURGH (AP) — For years, activists have warned that fracking can have disastrous consequences — ruined water and air, sickened people and animals, a ceaseless parade of truck traffic.  Now some critics are doing what was once unt More...

Retired judges earn millions on bench

HARRISBURG (AP) — Eighty-six retired Pennsylvania judges earned millions of extra dollars combined last year by augmenting their pension checks with part-time work as senior judges, a newspaper reported Sunday.  More...

Conservation more lucrative as coal power fades

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania universities, industries and governments stand to reap bigger financial rewards for conserving electricity as coal-fired power plants close in next few years.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Oct. 7   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

Tyrone downs Titans 6-3 in Saxton

Girls’ Soccer:

Tussey Mountain headed to Tyrone Saturday afternoon for a rematch from its opening game of the season. The Titans gave the Eagles a much better showing, leading at halftime, but Tyrone still went on to take a 6-3 victory.  More...

Bearcats host jayvee tourney

McConnellsburg held off West Branch to win the Gold Bracket division championship at the annual Bearcat Junior Varsity Tournament Saturday.  Huntingdon had a pair of teams competing in the seventeam tournament. More...

People/Pastimes

SHCHS Alumni part of Geneva College band

Five Southern Huntingdon County High School alumni are a part of the Geneva College Golden Tornadoes marching band for the 2013 season. More...

United in Marriage

Frehn-Price

Heather Dawn Price and Cody Garrett Frehn were united in marriage May 11, 2013, at the First Assembly of God Church, Mount Union. The Rev. Gordon Ross presided over the 3 p.m. More...

Share your gathering in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 6:54 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013:  More...

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